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DTN Grain Close: Row Crops Sag Lower on Quiet Day

DTN Grain Close: Row Crops Sag Lower on Quiet Day

👤From DTN/Telvent 🕔Nov 16, 2017

December corn slid to its lowest close in 2017 and January soybeans were down 4 1/4 cents, both failing to convince potential buyers on another quiet day of trading. December Chicago wheat drew just enough commercial support to end with

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Rice Market: Iraq Makes Huge Purchase from U.S. Under Memorandum of Understanding

Rice Market: Iraq Makes Huge Purchase from U.S. Under Memorandum of Understanding

👤By Michael Klein, USA Rice 🕔Nov 16, 2017

Six months after the first U.S. rice purchase by Iraq under the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two countries, Iraq has awarded a new 90,000 metric ton order for long grain milled rice to Archer Daniels Midland (ADM). As

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Texas: Pesticide Management and CEU Workshop, Fort Stockton, Dec. 5

Texas: Pesticide Management and CEU Workshop, Fort Stockton, Dec. 5

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 16, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Pesticide Management and CEU Workshop from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Pecos County Civic Center, 1674 Airport Drive, Fort Stockton. “Our agency has made this a district-wide event, because it’s been so

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Louisiana: Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Down This Year

Louisiana: Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Down This Year

👤By Neil Melancon, Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation 🕔Nov 16, 2017

If you’re buying your family’s Thanksgiving meal this year, good news—it’s the cheapest it’s been in several years. According to the latest American Farm Bureau Marketbasket survey, this year’s 16-item meal costs $49.12, the lowest since 2014 and the second-lowest

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Texas: High Plains Ag Conference, Lubbock, Dec. 8

Texas: High Plains Ag Conference, Lubbock, Dec. 8

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 16, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the annual High Plains Ag Conference from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1294, Lubbock. “This program allows our region’s producers to catch

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DTN Livestock Midday: Price Pressure Develops

DTN Livestock Midday: Price Pressure Develops

👤By Rick Kment DTN Analyst 🕔Nov 16, 2017

Firm pressure has quickly redeveloped across all livestock futures as traders back away from midweek support. Trade volume in cattle and hog markets remain sluggish, although the overall tone of the market remains weak. GENERAL COMMENTS: Strong market pressure continues

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DTN Grain Midday: Corn, Soybeans Move Lower

DTN Grain Midday: Corn, Soybeans Move Lower

👤By David Fiala DTN Contributing Analyst 🕔Nov 16, 2017

Row crops are lower at midday, wheat flat. CORN Corn trade is 1 to 2 cents lower at midday with a new low being scored by half a cent. Ethanol margins are fairly stable with blender getting the best deal

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Farm Equipment: A Black John Deere? German Factory Tour – DTN

Farm Equipment: A Black John Deere? German Factory Tour – DTN

👤By Jim Patrico, Progressive Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Nov 16, 2017

I met Saskatchewan farmers Fred Butuk and Eduard Bomers last Friday at the entry to the John Deere tractor factory in Mannheim, Germany. We were there for a factory tour: I with a group of North American journalists, they on

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DTN Cotton Open: Climbs to 3-Day High on Export Sales

DTN Cotton Open: Climbs to 3-Day High on Export Sales

👤By Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent 🕔Nov 16, 2017

U.S. weekly upland export sales jumped to a marketing year high to 506,700 RB, while shipments continued to lag at 94,200 RB. Cash online sales increased to 10,652 bales on The Seam. Cotton futures climbed to a three-session high in

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Indiana: Top Farmer Conference, West Lafayette, Jan. 9

Indiana: Top Farmer Conference, West Lafayette, Jan. 9

👤By Rebecca Frazier, Purdue University 🕔Nov 16, 2017

Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will present the 50th Top Farmer Conference on Jan. 9 at the Beck Agricultural Center in West Lafayette. A pre-conference workshop will be held on Jan. 8 at the same location. The Top Farmer Conference, one of the longest-running

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